Istvan Rev

Professor
Director, Open Society Archives
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1051 Bp Arany J. str. 32/210
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+36 1 327 3251
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Qualifications: 
M.A. in History- English Language and Literature-Sociology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Fellowships and Awards

1991-1993 Central European University, Director of the Budapest College
1985-1991 Scientific Fellow, Economic History Department, Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest
1981-1985 Scientific Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1975-1981 Junior Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1985-1986 School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
1995 Getty Research Institute
1994 Center for Advanced Study, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1994 Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, Berkeley
1997-1998 Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford

Professional Activities

Founding editor of The Budapest Review of Books 1989-
Organized conferences, seminars, academic study- and research programs, served on academic and advisory boards, was the curator of sixteen exhibitions
1991-1993 Central European University, Director of the Budapest College
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Academic/research topics: 
communism
fascism
exhibiting
archiving
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Publications

Book
Monumental histories, Edited by I. Rév. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
Book Chapter
Rév, I.. "The man in the white raincoat." In Past for the eyes : East European representations of communism in cinema and museums after 1989, edited by O. Sarkisova and P. Apor, 3-56. Budapest: CEU Press, 2008.
Rév, I.. "The terror of the house." In (Re)visualizing national history : museums and national identities in Europe in the new millennium, edited by R. Ostow, 47-89. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.
Rév, I.. "Retrotopia : critical reason turns primitive." In Schools of thought : twenty-five years of interpretive social science, edited by J. W. Scott and D. Keates, 364-387. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.
Rieber, A. J.. "The Marginality of Totalitarianism." In The paradoxes of unintended consequences, edited by R. Dahrendorf, Y. Elkana, A. Neier, W. Newton-Smith and I. Rév, 265-284. Budapest: CEU Press, 2000.
Rév, I.. "The self-not-fulfilling prophecy." In The paradoxes of unintended consequences, edited by R. Dahrendorf and Y. Elkana, 285-300. Budapest: CEU Press, 2000.
Rév, I.. "Counterrevolution." In Between past and future : the revolutions of 1989 and their aftermath, edited by S. Antohi and V. Tismaneanu, 247-271. Budapest: CEU Press, 2000.
Rév, I.. "The anti-ecological nature of centralization." In The New detente : rethinking East-West relations, edited by M. Kaldor, G. Holden and R. Falk, 307-321. London: Verso, 1989.
Rév, I.. "A centralizáció antiökologikus természete." In Közelről nézvést., edited by Z. Foltányi and G. Kodolányi, 47-58. Budapest: Püski, 1989.
Conference Paper
Rév, I.. "Why does intellectual property matter?" In Szétfolyóirat : a folyóiratok kultúrája az elektronikus kor szemszögéből. Budapest: BME, 2004.
Journal Article
Rév, I.. "Evidence of Things Unseen." East central Europe 36, no. 2 (2009): 296-303.
Rév, I.. "Counter-revolution." BOOKSBudapest Review of Books, no. 2-3 (1999): 128-137.
Rév, I.. "Paraszti ellenállás a klasszikus szocializmusban." Múltunk jövője : szabadelvűek a népi kultúráról. (1993).
Rév, I.. "Local government reorganization and housing policy in Budapest : a round-table discussion." Int. J. Urban Reg. Res.International journal of urban and regional research. 16, no. 3 (1992): 477-488.
Rév, I.. "Local autonomy or centralism : when was the original sin committed." Int. J. Urban Reg. Res.International journal of urban and regional research. 8, no. 1 (1984): 38-63.
Miscellaneous